The Housing Market: Correction or Crash???
What will it be? Is a crash imminent or a correction coming? The real estate market is cyclical and it will always be that way. Over time prices rise, fall and correct to satisfy demand and other economic factors like inflation. This year is no different, inventory remains low, buyer demand high and prices… “Existing…Read More
Housing Affordability Solutions
The #1 homebuyer obstacle is affordability followed by discrimination, mortgage access and agent performance according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) latest consumer survey. Measures are being taken to reduce these barriers by NAR so that the economy can thrive. Affordability in the housing market is of great concern. Rising rates, low inventory and…Read More
Spring Into Action: What is Affecting the Housing Market Now?
It’s mid-April, spring is finally here, and economic unrest is on the minds of many. How do we spring into action when there are so many factors affecting the housing market and our lives in general? Let’s explore! Baby Boomer Sellers – Those born between 1946 and 1964, live in 46 million owner-occupied homes with a…Read More
What a Buyer Should Expect from Their Realtor
What should a buyer expect from their Realtor? A Realtor is hired to represent a buyer in the purchase of what very well could be the largest asset of their life, so what is expected? Firstly, understand that the Realtor/buyer relationship is a partnership and there is a team necessary to complete the process. Buyer,…Read More
“Should I sell in 2022?” 10 Things to Consider
“Should I sell in 2022?” 10 Things to Consider Is this a question you are asking right now? We get it a lot! So is it a good time to sell? The short answer is, YES it is a good time if you are ready! Interrupters in real estate are ongoing and ever since the…Read More
Real Estate Inventory Insanity Affects Us All!
What started out as strategic home pricing for sellers to get more than one offer, has exploded into a full scale war involving historically low housing inventory.Read More
2021 A Year to Look Up and Move Forward
Yes, we have had some traumatic experiences getting through 2020…is 2021 your year to make a move? The real estate industry and technology is moving faster than ever before, 5 years worth in the last 6-12 months! Here is a bite from Inman Connect Now, (a series of fully digital events that bring together the…Read More
Real Estate and The Crazy Busy Summer with COVID!
How does a pandemic, economic crisis and psychological meltdown define the housing hustle and bustle this summer? Approximately half of the offers that home buyers have placed on homes were in a multiple offer situation in the past 3 months Interest rates are low and may be under 3% for some qualified buyers Buyers are…Read More
Is it a good time to SELL? to BUY?
We had momentum going into 2020 and it was like a rushing river about to overflow its banks! The virus has interrupted this flow…but only temporarily. So is it a good time to sell? Is it a good time to buy? The short answer is, it is always a good time if you are ready.…Read More
What one indie company is doing to thrive in a covid19 world .
Let’s begin by establishing the fact that pre-covid Café Realty was running at full speed in an extremely active market in the Hudson Valley serving sellers, buyers and investors’ real estate needs. On March 22 the real estate industry was put on pause along with the world as we needed to protect ourselves from this…Read More